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Joseph Storer Clouston

Joseph Storer Clouston

Male 1870 - 1944  (74 years)

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  • Name Joseph Storer Clouston 
    Born 23 May 1870  Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jun 1944  Smoogro House, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16473  My Relatives
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Thomas Smith Clouston,   b. 22 Apr 1840, Harray, Orkney c 23-6-1841 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1915, Edinburgh buried Dean Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Harriet Segur Storer,   b. 4 Feb 1835, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1917, Edinburgh buried Dean Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Apr 1864  Churchill Northfield, edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winifred Bertha,   b. 1881 
    Married 11 Mar 1903  St Andrews, Fife Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marjorie Clouston,   b. 1900  [natural]
     2. Harold Thomas Stewart Clouston,   b. 1907  [natural]
     3. Erland Richard Storer Clouston,   b. 26 Jul 1919,   d. 25 Feb 1989, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1871 census at Carleton, Cumberland
      Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh
      Magdelane College, Oxford
      Inner Temple 1895
      a Writer
      Soon after embarking on a career as a writer, he published one of his most popular novels, The Lunatic at Large. He was also a historian, author of a great history of Orkney, a founder member and second president of the Orkney Antiquarian Society, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. His The Spy in Black was made into a successful film in the late 1930s. His First Offence was also filmed in France as Drôle de drame (directed by Marcel Carné, 1937).